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7:30AM-5:00PM REGISTRATION
Main Lobby
8:30AM-9:00AM PRE-MEETING BREAKFAST
Citrus Hallway
9:00AM-4:00PM BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETINGS
TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS COUNCIL, INC. - Magnolia B
9:00AM-5:00PM OPTIONAL SEMINARS
I. CONTRACTING FOR TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS SERVICES - Cypress A
Presented by Raymond A. Selvaggio, Esq. 

An intensive workshop on the practical and legal aspects of contracting for both purchasers and providers of transportation and logistics services. Includes a review of important legal principles, statutes, regulations and a “walk through” and in-depth discussion of actual contract provisions, terms and conditions.

II. FREIGHT CLAIMS IN PLAIN ENGLISH - CYPRESS B
Presented by Gerard F. Smith, Esq.

Based on the recently published 4th edition of the text by George Carl Pezold & William J. Augello, this session covers basics of carrier liability, bills of lading, burdens of proof, defenses, damages, limitations of liability, time limits, liability of freight forwarders, intermediaries, warehousemen, air and ocean carriers.

III. TRANSPORTATION, LOGISTICS AND THE LAW - CYPRESS C
Presented by Brent Wm. Primus, JD 

This unique one-day course based upon Bill Augello’s landmark text is designed to provide a basic working knowledge of the laws and regulations affecting the supply chain and governing the relationships between the parties shippers, carriers, and intermediaries. This is the vital information you need for minimizing risks and protecting revenues for your organization and for your own individual professional growth.

IV. CCP PRIMER CLASS - MAGNOLIA A
Presented by John O’Dell, CCP 

 The CCP Primer Class is a fast-moving intense one day review for individuals preparing to take the CCP Exam. Attendees must apply and be pre-approved by CCPAC to participate in the class and/or exam on Wednesday.

10:00AM-10:30AM MID-MORNING BREAK
CITRUS HALLWAY
12:00PM-1:00 PM LUNCHEON
MAGNOLIA C
3:00PM-3:30 PM MID-AFTERNOON BREAK
MAIN LOBBY
5:30PM-7:30PM HOSPITALITY RECEPTION / EXHIBITS
ORANGE FOYER

MONDAY, MARCH 21, 2022

7:30AM-8:30AM PRE-MEETING BREAKFAST
ORANGE FOYER
7:30AM-5:00PM REGISTRATION
MAIN LOBBY
7:30AM-5:00PM EXHIBITS
ORANGE FOYER
8:30AM-10:00AM GENERAL SESSION I
LIFE AFTER COVID – THE AFTERMATH     ORANGE A/B


Covid has left irreversible changes impacting the way shippers, carriers, brokers and intermediaries will be doing business in the foreseeable future. Leading representatives from the trade press and the transportation and logistics industry will discuss the structural and economic impact of these changes and the need for business continuity planning.


MODERATOR: Askia Shaheer, Manager, Transportation Financial Planning, Big Lots Stores, Inc 


PANELISTS: William B. Cassidy, Senior Editor, The Journal of Commerce 

Jeffrey L. Meyer, Group Manager Transportation, Nestle Purina PetCare 

Michael A. Regan, President, TranzAct Technologies, Inc.

10:00AM-10:30AM MID-MORNING BREAK
ORANGE FOYER
10:30AM-12:00PM WORKSHOP I
BROKER IN THE MIDDLE  -  CITRUS A/B

The role of property brokers and third party logistics providers continues to grow and expand, at least in part due to Covid and the “capacity crunch”. More shippers – and carriers – rely on them to make arrangement for the transportation of goods and words like “partnership”, “cooperation” and “collaboration” flow back and forth. Unfortunately, brokers and 3PL’s too often find themselves “in the middle” when disputes arise over claims, freight charges or “double-billing” and contract provisions. Then it can be “The Good the Bad and the Ugly”. These are some of the subjects that will be discussed by the panelists 


 MODERATOR: Joshua Hoyle, Sr. Manager of Contracts and Carrier Compliance, GlobalTranz Enterprises, LLC 


 PANELISTS: Jeremy R. Handschuh, Esq., Mitchell-Handschuh Law Group 

Jonathan Robb, VP, Brokerage Operations, NFI Industries 

Michael Stoll, Vice President of Risk Management & Underwriting LOGISTIQ Insurance Solutions

10:30AM-12:00PM WORKSHOP 2
BILLS OF LADING - WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW (Part 1) - ORANGE A/B


Bills of Lading have been used for the transportation of goods for centuries. In the absence of some other formal transportation agreement, the Bill of Lading, is the “Contract of Carriage” and governs the legal relationship between the shipper and the carrier. Yet few people that use them rarely even look at them or really understand how important they are. Every mode of transport has its own different versions of bills of lading – truck, ocean, air and intermodal. Three leading attorneys will give you a “tour” of typical bills of lading for each mode, What they look like and how they should be used. They will explain how the “contract of carriage”, together with the applicable laws, treaties and tariffs, govern carrier liability and some of the” traps and pitfalls” for the unwary user.


 MODERATOR: Martha Payne, Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP 


 PANELISTS: Brent Wm. Primus, JD, Primus Law Office, P.A. 

Andrew M. Danas, Esq., Grove, Jaskiewicz and Cobert, LLP 

Raymond A. Selvaggio, Esq., Pezold, Smith, Hirschmann & Selvaggio, LLC

12:00PM-1:30PM LUNCHEON GUEST SPEAKER
ORANGE C/D 

 Geoff Muessig, Executive Vice President & Chief Marketing Officer, Pitt Ohio
1:30PM -3:00PM WORKSHOP 3
BILLS OF LADING - WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW (Part 2) - ORANGE A/B


A continuation the session before lunch 


 MODERATOR: Martha Payne, Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP 


 PANELISTS: Brent Wm. Primus, JD, Primus Law Office, P.A. 

Andrew M. Danas, Esq., Grove, Jaskiewicz and Cobert, LLP 

Raymond A. Selvaggio, Esq., Pezold, Smith, Hirschmann & Selvaggio, LLC

1:30PM -3:00PM WORKSHOP 4
INTERNATIONAL TRADE - CITRUS A/B


Covid has interrupted the smooth flow of international commerce and continues to impact our supply chain for goods and transportation services. Panelists will analyze the long-term causes and recent trends contributing to the current situation; suggest ways that importers and exporters can deal with problems like port congestion, delays, container and chassis supply, higher rates and surcharges. 


 MODERATOR: Angela Alexander Savino, Esq., Perez & Morris LLC 


 PANELISTS: Marianne Rowden, CEO, E-Merchants Trade Council, Inc. 

Askia Shaheer, Manager, Transportation Financial Planning, Big Lots Stores, Inc. 

Jerrod Slaughter, Director of Global Logistics, KEEN Inc.

3:00PM-3:30PM MID-AFTERNOON BREAK
ORANGE FOYER
3:30PM-5:00PM GENERAL SESSION II
LAW OF THE LAND, LAW OF THE JUNGLE - ORANGE A/B


A continuation of the ever-popular annual session where “Lawyers Explain the Law, and Businessmen Tell It Like It Is”. 


 MODERATOR: Gerard F. Smith, Esq., Pezold, Smith, Hirschmann & Selvaggio, LLC 

 PANELISTS: James Attridge, Esq., Law Office of James Attridge 

Carrie Frisbie, Claims Director, SEKO Worldwide

Henry E. Seaton, Esq., Seaton & Husk, L.P. 

Raymond A. Selvaggio, Esq., Pezold, Smith, Hirschmann & Selvaggio, LLC 

Deena Walechka, Cargo Claims Coordinator, FedEx Logistics

5:15PM-6:15PM CCPAC ANNUAL MEETING
ORANGE A/B 


All CCPAC Members and those desiring more information about becoming a CCPAC member are invited to attend the annual business meeting. Officers will be elected followed by announcements, awards plus any new or old business presented before the membership and door prizes. Attendees of this meeting will earn an additional .50 ceus-CCPAC continuing education credits.

6:00PM-8:00PM HOSPITALITY RECEPTION / EXHIBITS
ORANGE FOYER

TUESDAY, MARCH 22, 2022

7:30AM-8:30AM PRE-MEETING BREAKFAST
ORANGE FOYER
7:30AM-5:00PM REGISTRATION
MAIN LOBBY
7:30AM-5:00PM EXHIBITS
ORANGE FOYER
8:30AM-10:00AM GENERAL SESSION III
SUPPLY CHAIN SECURITY – IN THE CLOUDS - ORANGE A/B


Is your head “up in the clouds”? Just about everybody is! From the cell phone to the most elaborate business management and communication systems our information and data are bouncing from satellite to satellite and being stored in amounts that were unimaginable just a few years ago. Unfortunately, this wonderful technology also has helped to spawn a new wave of crime. This panel will discuss some of the current concerns about hacking, identity theft, ransomware - and offer suggestions how you can protect your company from some of these newer new forms of “Cyber Crime” 


 MODERATOR: Nadia Martin, CCP, CDS, Loss Prevention & Carrier Compliance Manager, Blakeman Transportation Inc. 


 PANELIST: Joshua Cloud, Sr. Director of Information Security, NFI Industries 

David London, Managing Director, Cybersecurity, Chertoff Group 

DZ Patterson, National Director, Special Investigation Group, Travelers Investigative Services

10:00AM-10:30AM MID-MORNING BREAK
ORANGE FOYER
10:30AM-12:00PM WORKSHOP 5
TRANSPORTATION INSURANCE - CITRUS A/B


Most everybody has homeowners, auto liability, life or health insurance, but few have ever even looked at the policy – until something happens like a tree falling on your house. Unfortunately, the same is true for transportation insurance, and often there are surprises. This workshop will cover: • Transportation insurance basics and definitions • Motor carrier and surface freight forwarder insurance • Freight broker and 3PL insurance • Shipper interest insurance Experts will explain the kinds of insurance products that are available, what they cover and what they don’t, and give their recommendations as to what coverage you should have and require from your service providers to protect your interests. 


 MODERATOR: Jeffrey L. Meyer, Manager Transportation, Nestle Purina PetCare 

 PANELISTS: Justin Bahorik, Risk Manager, GEODIS 

Michael A. Brown, Executive Vice President, Avalon Risk Management 

Matthew C. Koch, Esq., Marwedel, Minichello & Reeb, PC

10:30AM-12:00PM WORKSHOP 6
LTL PRICING AND THE NMFC - ORANGE A/B


For many years the NMFC and the class rating system has governed the rates and charges of the nation's major LTL carriers. However that is changing: the NMFC has been moving toward density related classification, and carriers are instituting dimensional weight systems with cubic scanners. These new pricing structures are replacing the traditional ways that carriers can optimize their operations and use of assets. What shippers need to know in order to adjust their shipping practices to take advantage of this new pricing. 


 MODERATOR: Jace Martin, Sr. Manager LTL Carrier Development, GEODIS 


PANELISTS: Christopher Adkins, VP-Yield Strategy & Analytics, ArcBest 

Donald Newell, Newell Enterprises, LLC 

Joel L. Ringer, Chairman, Freight Classification Development Council, NMFTA

12:00PM-1:30PM LUNCHEON GUEST SPEAKER
ORANGE C/D 

Jack Van Steenburg, Executive Director, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
1:30PM-3:00PM GENERAL SESSION VI
TRANSPORTATION ATTORNEY PANEL - ORANGE A/B


Leading transportation attorneys will address current issues involving acts of God, severe weather and Global Warming, different perspectives on food adulteration claims, as well as claims resulting from port congestion , delays, capacity shortages, etc. and what remedies there are for shippers, carriers and intermediaries that have been economically impacted by these situations. 


 MODERATOR: George C. Pezold, Esq., Pezold, Smith, Hirschmann & Selvaggio, LLC 


 PANELISTS: Dirk H. Beckwith, Esq., Foster, Swift, Collins & Smith, PC 

Steve W. Block, Foster Pepper, PLLC 

Marc S. Blubaugh, Esq., Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP

3:00PM-3:30PM MID-AFTERNOON BREAK
ORANGE FOYER
3:30PM-5:00PM WORKSHOP 7
TECHNOLOGY & LOGISTICS - CITRUS A/B


Advances in technology continue to impact the transportation and logistics industry in many ways: 

  • Transportation and warehouse management systems 

  • Solutions to analyze and meet the demands of E-Commerce 

  • Software programs that optimize capacity use, routing and shorten delivery times 

  • Robotic and work flow process automation 

  • Security devices for tracking and event recording, electronic seals Experts will describe some of these, how they work and how you can use them. 


 MODERATOR: Kevin Boyce, PMP, Director of Transportation Applications & Implementation, GEODIS 


 PANELISTS: Tom Curee, Senior Vice President, Kingsgate Logistics 

John Tabor, Senior Vice President-Supply Chain, National Retail Systems, Inc. 

Hank Ulrich, CEO, E2e Logistics Consulting Inc.

3:30PM-5:00PM WORKSHOP 8 - PRESCHEDULING REQUIRED!
MEET THE EXPERTS - ORANGE A/B


Would you like help with a problem or have questions that need answers? Then this session is perfect. A Pre-Scheduled one-on-one meeting with top transportation professionals will give you an opportunity to ask specific questions or get guidance with a problem. Each meeting will be 10-15 minutes of uninterrupted time with a presenter or panelist of your choice. Sign up at the registration table for your own personal consultation. 


 COORDINATOR: Nadia Martin. CCP, CDS, Loss Prevention & Carrier Compliance Manager, Blakeman Transportation, Inc.

6:30PM-9:30PM PRESIDENT'S RECEPTION
PAVILLION

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 23, 2022

7:30AM-8:30AM PRE-MEETING BREAKFAST
ORANGE FOYER
7:30AM-10:00AM REGISTRATION
MAIN LOBBY
8:30AM-10:00AM GENERAL SESSION 5
 LOSS PREVENTION AND MITIGATION OF DAMAGES - ORANGE A/B


“An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure…” Theft, hijacking and shortages cost shippers and carriers millions every year; how such losses can be prevented with use of GPS tracking, recording and monitoring devices; Damage prevention through better packaging, blocking and bracing; Special requirements and security for high value shipments; Mitigating damage by prompt action; inspection, sorting & segregation, repair, repackaging; Dealing with special situations and salvage issues involving food security, temperature abuse, broken or missing seals, consumer packages, product liability, brand and trademark considerations. 


MODERATOR: David Nordt, CCP, Director of Claims, The Gilbert Company 


 PANELISTS: Greg Haber, President, Babaco Alarm Systems Inc. 

Dan I. Hill, Director-SRV, Cargo Claims & Prevention, ABF Freight System, Inc. 

Eric L. Zalud, Esq., Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP

10:00AM-10:30AM MID-MORNING BREAK
ORANGE FOYER
10:30AM-12:00PM GENERAL SESSION VII
FREIGHT CLAIMS - ORANGE A/B


QUESTIONS & ANSWERS Panelists will tackle questions submitted by the audience and to the Council's "Q&A" forum, tell how they would answer them from both a shipper and carrier viewpoint, and give suggestions on how to resolve difficult situations. Be sure to bring your questions to this session! 


MODERATOR: Brandon Arnold, CTB, VP, Truck Brokerage, Intelligent Logistics, LLC 


PANELISTS: Darryl Gash, Logistics Manager, Dillard's Logistics 

Brent Wm. Primus, JD, Primus Law Office, P.A. 

Kathleen A. Jeffries, Partner, Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary, LLP 

David Nordt, CCP, Director of Claims, The Gilbert Company 

Deena Walechka, Cargo Claims Coordinator, FedEx Logistics

12:00PM GRAND PRIZE DRAWING & ADJOURNMENT
ORANGE A/B 

 WINNER MUST BE PRESENT!
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